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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition Details


Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2016-377
Department MMI Psychology 50000698
Business Unit(College/Institute) Munroe-Meyer Institute


Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Hours to be arranged
Requisition Category Research - Academic
Requisition Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate
Additional Requisition Title
Appointment Type A1 - REG OTHER ACAD SAL
Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience
Job/EEO Category Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic)
Job Requisition Begin Date 12/23/2016

Position Qualification

Position Summary

Post-doctoral psychology positions are available at the Munroe-Meyer Institute Psychology department at UNMC beginning July 1, 2017 or shortly thereafter. Position will assist MMI psychology faculty in clinical, educational and research activities using a “learning through service” model. Post-doctoral Research Associate will provide assessment and treatment to children, adolescents, and families in the MMI Behavioral Clinics located at UNMC and in outreach areas of the State as part of their clinical education and service experience. Minor rotations may include additional assessment and clinical roles in settings providing services to adults with DD in group homes, providing psychological evaluation services for youth entering the juvenile justice system and providing evaluations for special education services through the local public school system. Participation in research, student supervision, and training activities will also be available. When applying, please include a cover letter, describing the following: 1) Statement of interest and fit with position, 2) anticipated date of degree conferral, 3) anticipated number of direct post-masters clinical hours (as of May 1st, or 2 months prior to anticipated start date) (direct hours include interviewing, therapy, case conferences, behavioral observations and management, evaluations, treatment planning, testing, consultations, and biofeedback), and 4) names of recommenders who will be sending letters, as well as your Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Required Qualifications

To be qualified for this position, the applicant must: (1) have a doctoral degree in Clinical, School, or Counseling Psychology (2) have completed doctoral requirements (including internship) in a licensable field of psychology, and (3) have a driver’s license and the ability to travel to outreach clinical sites from 5 to 180 miles on a regular basis.

Supplemental Qualifications

Clinical experience in behavioral psychology with children and adolescents preferable. Priority will be given to applicants 1) willing to practice in rural clinic locations like Kearney, Beatrice or Columbus, Nebraska, and 2) have a current Nebraska License (LMHP or PLP) and/or who are NE license eligible (see

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


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Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving 2-5 hours
Kneeling Occasionally
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting Occasionally
Standing Occasionally
Squatting Occasionally
Walking Up to 2 hours


Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards No
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise Yes
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE No
Work with laboratory animals No
Operating hand/power tools No
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Clinical services are provided to toddlers and children who occasionally scream, cry, spit, snot, bite, and urinate.


Fine Manipulation NA
Repetitive Motion NA
Grasping NA
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Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc

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